Blue and WhiteVeranda featured this display of white and blue china from designer Axel Vervoordt. Vervoordt is a Belgian antiques dealer, collector and interior designer who has collected the most amazing antiques over the last four decades.  The telegraph wrote up an article on Axel Vervoordt’s magnificent 12th-century castle near Antwerp.  The castle has more than 50 rooms, each decorated in its own style to display  the elaborate pieces of antique furniture, paintings and artefacts.   In the dining room, an all all-white scheme features a fabulous display of antique Chinese ceramics recovered from the Geldermalsen, a Dutch East Indiaman sunken ship.  In 1986, 140,000 salvaged pieces were sold at auction. Axel Vervoordt bought the expedition’s entire trove of this porcelain and displayed it in his first Paris antiquarian exhibition, which brought him world attention. The walls in the dining room were are painted in a silvery light blue, which displayed the 17th century Chinese porcelain on ornate sconce wall shelves and a Louis XV shelf sits in the corner displaying more of the collection.

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A Man’s Castle Is His Home, At least In This Case  – New York Social Diary

Garvin Weasel takes you on a small tour of Axel Vervoordt home.

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Axel Vervoordt’s 12 Century Castle

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Column 1

1. Kenroy Home Victoria Lighted Shelf Sconce in Gold $84.

2.Kenroy Home Shelf Sconce in White, Paintable Semi-Gloss White $71

3.Kenroy Home Light Shelf Sconce in White $90

4.Antique Look Wall Shelf Wall Sconce FantasticDecor $72

Column 2

1.Small Hemlock Fancy Corbel $11

2.Latex With Plastic Backup Sconce $59. Mold Made From Plaster or Concrete- Make unlimited sconces costing only pennies each.

3.Classic Sconce Mold. Initial Cost of $47 Mold Made From Plaster or Concrete- Make unlimited sconces costing only pennies each.

4.Rose Sconce Mold. Initial Cost of $47 Mold Made From Plaster or Concrete- Make unlimited sconces costing only pennies each.

Plaster Lion Sconce – Rustic – Can be used in the garden or in your home.  Make dozens of sconces for pennies.  $19

Column 3

1.Hand Carved Wood Corbel – Maple by Hafele America $178

2.Column Mold Initial Cost of $99 Mold Made From Plaster or Concrete- Make unlimited sconces costing only pennies each.

3.Classic Sconce Mold. Initial Cost of $159 Mold Made From Plaster or Concrete- Make unlimited sconces costing only pennies each.

4.Wood Shelving Brackets. Leaf Pattern Maple Corbel in 5 Sizes $64

Baroque Wall Shelf with BONUS Candle Sconces and MIRROR For $14 dollars USED from $6 dollars.  Paint this white, spray it gold, it is very inexpensive.  Resell the mirrors and sconces on ebay or in your local classifieds. Furniture Creations has it listed in this ad for a little over $5.

Shelf Brackets Wood. Scroll Design Corbel $33

Handmade Decorative Carved Wood Wall Sconce by EXP $74

Craftmade Scalloped Corbel– Gold Venetian by Craftmade $72

CompoClay Scroll Corbel, Antique Golden Oak Finish $92

Craftmade CAA-RC Acanthus Leaf Corbel- Renaissance  $68

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Axel Vervoordt’s 12 Century Castle

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Axel Vervoordt’s 12 Century Castle

Axel Vervoordt's Spectacular Castle From New York Social Diary

Axel Vervoordt’s Spectacular Castle From New York Social Diary

Axel Vervoordt's Spectacular Castle From New York Social Diary

Axel Vervoordt’s Spectacular Porcelain Room From New York Social Diary

Axel Vervoordt's Spectacular Castle From New York Social Diary

Axel Vervoordt’s Spectacular Porcelain Room From New York Social Diary

Axel Vervoordt's Spectacular Castle From New York Social Diary

Axel Vervoordt’s Spectacular Castle From New York Social Diary






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